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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes
Breakout by Origin,
U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas

Count of 2000 - 2011 Utility Patent Grants,
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on the Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Ranked Listing of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
From Which Utility Patents Originated During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 725, Interactive Video Distribution Systems

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )

The following table displays U.S. metropolitan followed by U.S. micropolitan regional areas and counts of utility patents originating from them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
U.S. Regional Level ID Code U.S. Regional Title 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8 25 15 22 21 22 35 25 21 42 56 54 346
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 12 10 16 16 19 11 20 16 22 39 41 62 284
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 13 15 6 11 14 9 15 12 2 23 33 52 205
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 8 17 10 8 10 5 15 12 7 15 42 40 189
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5 5 8 8 13 4 18 14 14 16 27 37 169
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2 4 3 6 3 11 14 15 11 22 31 19 138
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 5 0 7 10 4 3 10 6 6 10 22 31 114
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 4 1 3 7 6 2 10 7 9 8 23 25 105
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8 5 2 1 8 8 15 10 3 11 14 18 103
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 1 1 3 3 5 2 5 4 4 16 16 20 79
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 5 3 2 4 3 3 7 18 1 9 5 15 75
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3 1 5 3 4 3 4 10 6 12 11 10 72
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 4 5 1 2 1 2 13 5 7 6 10 8 64
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 4 3 2 5 1 5 5 6 1 10 14 58
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3 3 2 5 3 2 7 0 3 2 9 12 51
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 4 3 1 6 4 3 5 1 1 3 5 4 40
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 1 4 2 2 2 0 1 5 13 10 40
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 4 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 12 8 7 38
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 1 2 1 1 1 5 1 5 2 7 11 37
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 3 7 2 5 2 2 1 1 0 2 2 5 32
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 5 5 1 0 3 0 1 1 4 0 5 2 27
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 0 2 1 3 2 2 3 2 3 3 1 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 6 4 4 3 0 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 1 0 1 1 0 1 3 4 1 3 4 1 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 1 0 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 4 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 5 2 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 5 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 2 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 2 0 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 3 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 3 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 4 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126980 Iowa City, IA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125500 Harrisonburg, VA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143620 Sioux Falls, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112620 Bangor, ME 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113740 Billings, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117020 Chico, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119260 Danville, VA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124020 Glens Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131900 Mansfield, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136140 Ocean City, NJ 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137460 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138340 Pittsfield, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145220 Tallahassee, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148700 Williamsport, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 112 140 113 146 159 118 241 193 156 295 451 519 2643
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231980 Marion, IN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211420 Angola, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225940 Hilton Head Island-Beaufort, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210940 Alma, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215060 Brookings, OR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222620 Forrest City, AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223240 Fredericksburg, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227980 Kahului-Wailuku, HI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229260 La Grande, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234780 Muskogee, OK 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239860 Red Wing, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240620 Rolla, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246820 Vermillion, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248740 Willimantic, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 2 1 2 0 1 2 4 0 2 3 6 24
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900954 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900923 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 8
Undetermined Statistical Area 000117 Undetermined Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Undetermined Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 115 142 114 149 159 119 243 197 156 299 455 528 2676


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